The people behind the
great ideas at MWE.
Debra Oster, CPA - Director
Debbie started with MWE in 1978 while attending Hofstra University and has been here ever since. In addition to her client responsibilities, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department, advising the firm on current developments, implementing new firm practices and procedures, and acting as the liaison with the IT department regarding tax processing software and electronic filing. She was actively involved in the firm’s transition to a "paperless" environment. She is also a member of the firm's Best Practices Committee.
Debbie services a diverse client base in various industries including, Real Estate, Manufacturing and High Net Worth Individuals.
In addition to receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Hofstra, Debbie also has a Master’s in Taxation from CW Post and was awarded her CPA in 1982. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and on the Board of Directors for both the Inwood Country Club and her Condo Association.
- March 30, 2020Significant Tax Provisions of the CARES Act
On March 27, 2020 President Trump signed into Law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.The sweeping legislation gives substantial relief to business owners and individuals.
- March 24, 2020New York State Provides Limited Penalty Relief For Sales Tax Vendors
In the wake of declaring a State Disaster Emergency, New York Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order expanding the Tax Commissioner’s authority to abate late filing and payment penalties to also allow the Commissioner to abate interest on quarterly sales and use tax filings and remittances with a due date of March 20, 2020…
- March 20, 2020New Employment Tax Credits Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act
President Trump has signed into Law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).The FFCRA requires that certain employers provide expanded paid leave and/or emergency family leave to certain employees.
- Treasury Delays Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline to July 15th
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday, March 20th, that the Trump administration has decided to push the federal income tax filing and payment date to July 15 from April 15.
- March 19, 2020Treasury Grants Tax Relief and Trump Signs FFCRA
On March 18, 2020 the Secretary of the Treasury issued a notice which grants relief with respect to the timing of the payment of Federal Income Tax which would otherwise be due on April 15, 2020.The relief grants taxpayers an extension of time until July 15, 2020 to make the payment and applies to…